As my sister and I were working on our family home last year, preparing it for the estate sale, we were, naturally, overwhelmed by all of the ‘stuff’ in the house. Stuff that needed sorting; stuff that needed to be thrown away; and stuff that needed to be saved. The more we worked, the more… Continue reading It once was lost, but now it’s found…
Last night, my sister went up to Kenosha for the closing on our family home, where our family has lived since 1966. It’s the only home Beth and I knew from our growing up years until today. Last year, after we moved my mom into her new home, we spent months cleaning (and cleaning) the… Continue reading This used to be our playground
by Joe Raposo Here in the middle of imagination Right in the middle of my head, I close my eyes and my room’s not my room, And my bed isn’t really my bed. I look inside and discover things, That are sometimes strange and new, And the most remarkable thoughts I think, Have a way… Continue reading Imagination
Originally posted August 30, 2005 “Hey Rick,” my co-worker asked me as we I was stirring my coffee this morning in the break room. “Were you in the Cub Scouts as a kid?” “Yeah,” I replied, throwing away my stirrer and popping in a slice of toast. “I spent some time as a Cub Scout,… Continue reading Re-Launch: The Horror of the Pinewood Derby
My Dad would have been 71 today. Thinkin’ about you, old man… -Love, your Champ.